March-April 2018 Roundup of Activities
Compiled by Maia Tañedo
March 01-02, 2018 – Club Trip: San Roque Dam
March 03-05, 2018 – Ocular Trip to Tacurong City
Members of the WBCP Execom together with Festival Chair Nikdye Realubit made an ocular trip to Tacurong City in preparation for the upcoming 12th Philippine Bird Festival.
March 03, 2018 – WBCP-Davao 1st Saturday Birdwatching at Malagos
The WBCP-Davao chapter conducted its monthly introduction to birdwatching activity in Malagos, Davao.
March 03, 2018 – Guided Trip: Victoria Valley
WBCP member Linda Gocon led a group of 10 residents from Town and Country, Valley Golf, Antipolo birdwatching in the area.
March 04, 2018 – Guided Trip: NAPW
The WBCP conducted a bird walk in the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife during the BioCamp for Kids as part of the celebration of World Wildlife Day.
March 03-04, 2018 – Guided Trip: Anvaya Cove and Subic
WBCP members guided guests at Anvaya Cove in Morong, Bataan in a bird walk around the resort. Another walk was done in Subic Bay.
March 11, 2018 – Club Trip: LPPCHEA
Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat, Manila Bay
March 12, 16, & 22, 2018 – Birdwalks: Ateneo Loyola Heights Campus
WBCP member Trinket Constantino headed a series of birdwalks in the Ateneo campus in Quezon City as part of the project of the Ateneo Department of Biology, Department of Environmental Science, and the Ateneo Institute of Sustainability. The first two walks were attended by ROTC cadets and the third by AGILA (Ateneans Guided and Inspired by their Love for Animals) student org members.
March 17, 2018 – Club trip: Orchard Golf and Country Club
March 31-April 1, 2018 – 31st Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race
The WBCP was represented by Ruth Francisco, Redi Mendoza, and Maria Suga Dioko in the 31st Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race in Pahang, Malaysia. Read the full article here.
April 07, 2018 – Guided Trip: University of the Philippines
April 07, 2018 – WBCP-Davao 1st Saturday Birdwatching at Malagos
The WBCP-Davao chapter conducted its monthly introduction to birdwatching activity in Malagos, Davao. It was the second anniversary of the event, two years of 1st Saturday sessions, religiously hosted by members of WBCP-Davao and the Philippine Eagle Foundation. Congratulations!
April 9, 2018 – Club Trip: Masungi Georeserve
April 12 & 18, 2018 – Birdwalk: Ateneo Loyola Heights Campus
WBCP member Trinket Constantino continued the birdwalks in the Ateneo campus in April, this time for faculty and staff of the Loyola Schools and Central Admin
April 14, 2018 – Club Trip: PAGASA Station and Marilaque Highway
Members of the WBCP went to the PAGASA Station in Taytay, Rizal to get an introduction to raptorwatching in the field. After doing the raptorwatch, the group proceeded to the Marilaque Highway for some roadside birding.
April 15, 2018 – Guided Trip: La Mesa Ecopark
A guided birdwatching trip was conducted in the La Mesa Ecopark in Quezon City for a group of homeschoolers.
April 21, 2018 – Club Trip: Caylabne Bay
Twelve WBCP members and guests went in Caylabne Bay in Ternate, Cavite. The group saw 44 species including Luzon Hornbills and a big flock of Philippine Ducks.
April 21, 2018 – DENR-NCR’s Earth Day celebration at the Las Pinas-Paranaque Wetland